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Posts from July 2013

Outdoor Retailer Returns to Salt Palace Convention Center July 31-August 3


SALT LAKE CITY (July 29, 2013) — An estimated 25,000 manufacturers, retailers and suppliers to the outdoor industry will return to Utah this week, generating more than $23 million in direct delegate spending to Salt Lake and the state of Utah.* The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2013 expo runs July 31 through August 3 at the Calvin L. Rampton

Action off the Mountains in Salt Lake City


By Christopher Solomon, The New York Times -- As an occasional Utah visitor, I’ve viewed downtown Salt Lake City like many other travelers who find themselves in the area: as a place to gas up the rental car as I race to the airport after a ski vacation in Park City or Alta. The word “interesting” rarely found itself in the same company with

Top 10 museums, galleries and sights in Salt Lake City, Utah


By Esther Merono, The Guardian -- Sightseeing in Salt Lake City can mean contemporary art shows, record shops in thrall to vinyl, cinemas approved by Sundance – or a sculpture garden created by a Mormon bishop Brewviews Cinema Pub manages to loophole liquor laws to provide quality pub fare, cult classics and adult beverages Brewvies Cinema

Mormon-Backed Mall Breathes Life into Salt Lake City


By Caitlin Kelly, The New York Times -- Across the street from Tiffany and other luxury stores at the City Creek Center, the Salt Lake Temple stands as a symbol of the commercial investment of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The mall, which opened a little more than a year ago, is the centerpiece of a mixed-use development that

Tribune Choice Awards: Destinations


The Salt Lake Tribune-- SALT LAKE CITY, You voted, and the results are in. Allow us to introduce winners of The Salt Lake Tribune Choice Awards — your picks for the best Utah has to offer as far as destinations go. Tribune editors weighed in as well, with their own selections in each category. Did fellow readers get it right? Did we?